Events 2010

Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Social Integration in Action: Stories from the Grassroots

Side Event to the 54th Commission on the Status of Women Wednesday, March 10th, 10am – 12pm Bahai’i International Community, New York The food, environmental and economic crises have challenged civil society organizations (CSOs) and the communities they serve. A more »

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The Global Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Civil Society Organizations

Side Event to the 48th Commission for Social Development +++POSTPONED due to inclement weather+++ New date: Friday, February 12th, 1:15pm – 2.45pm Church Center for the United Nations, New York The food, environmental and economic crises have challenged civil society more »

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“Referendum in Sudan: Crack-up or Peace?”

Friday, December 17, 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. New York, UN Private Dining Room 1-3 The new year will start with a bang in Sudan.  The people of Sudan’s South will vote in a referendum on 9 January 2011 more »

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“Alternatives to Mainstream Economic Models: New Thinking about Economic Policy”

December 13, 2010, 10am-2pm New York, Roger Smith Hotel In response to recent economic crises, an increasingly large group of high-ranking economists, political advisers and think tanks in the US and the United Nations are seriously re-evaluating economic theory as more »

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“Uniting for Peacebuilding: Synergies Between the PBC and the World Bank in Mobilizing Resources and Coordinating Policies”

Friday, December 3, 2010, 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. New York, The German House Timely, coherent and sustainable funding remains an ongoing challenge for the international community when helping countries to establish lasting peace. This discussion, organized by FES New more »

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Fifth FES Fall Academy “Understanding the United Nations”

Monday, November 15 – Friday, November 19, 2010 New York Also this year, FES New York hosted its annual Fall Academy. 17 young policy analysts from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East came to New York to learn more »

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ECOSOC Retreat 2010 – “Building on Progress: Defining new Actions”

October 29-30, 2010 Tarrytown, New York Since 2005, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)  has undergone substantial changes in its modalities, which will be reviewed by the General Assembly during its 65th session. This review, together with current trends more »

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G-20 Summitry and Seoul: Policy Powerhouse or Multilateral Talk Shop?

Wednesday, October 27 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. New York, Presidents’ Room, Harvard Club of New York City Next month, the Group of 20 summit in Seoul will bring the leaders of the world’s largest national economies together, once more »

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Taliban Across Borders: The Pakistani Problematic

Tuesday, October 26 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. New York, The Century Foundation Three decades of grinding war in Afghanistan have had a common denominator: a long, porous border with Pakistan. Today, those borderlands have become the spawning ground more »

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First Committee Side Event – Revitalizing the Conference of Disarmament

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. New York, Baha’i Conference Room, 866 UN Plaza, First Floor In recognition of numerous diplomats and civil society leaders coming to New York for the First Committee, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Global Action more »

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